Laura Griffin Memorial Run/Walk slated for Jan. 17

To continue Laura Griffin’s mission of promoting healthy lifestyles, pedestrian safety and the fight against substance abuse, the Office of Substance Abuse at the College of Charleston is co-sponsoring the Second Annual Laura Griffin Memorial 5K Run/Walk. Starting at the College of Charleston, the race will run through the streets of historic downtown Charleston.

Race packet pick up and late registration will be in the second floor Ballroom of the Stern Center of the College of Charleston from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16. Individuals should sign up by Jan. 9 to meet the early registration deadline.

All proceeds will fund the Laura Griffin Fellowship to honor her life’s work in substance abuse prevention. Individuals interested in accessing the Laura Griffin web site can do so at <>

For more information, please contact Jill Robins at 953-5744.

Safe Kids Super Stroll

Jan. 17, 9 - 10 a.m.

Children will be treated to a fun, educational safety walk through the College of Charleston campus where they will learn important safety skills from some of their favorite local heroes.

Children will learn about:

  • Fire Safety
  • Bike Safety
  • Stranger Danger
  • School Bus Safety
  • Seatbelt Safety

The first 100 children to register will receive a free Super Stroll T-shirt. Registration for the Safe Kids Super Stroll will be held on Jan. 17 and is $5. For more information call Trident Area Safe Kids at 792-5327.

Laura Griffin Memorial 5K Run/Walk Registration Form

Jan. 17, 8 a.m.

Last Name_______________________________________________

First Name__________________________________________________


City____________________________ State_______ Zip Code________

Phone___________________ Sex_______ Age (On Race Day)_____________

Entry Fees

  • Adult......$18 (with T-shirt)______
  • Student...$14 (with T-shirt)__

I will participate in the: _____5K Run _____5K Walk

Amount enclosed__________

Liability Waiver and Release: In consideration of acceptance of the entry, I for myself, my heirs, personal representatives, and assigns do hereby release the sponsors, race workers, and officials of this race from any and all liability arising from illness, injuries or other damages I may suffer as a result of participation in such event. I affirm that I am physically able and have sufficiently trained for participating in this event an I am aware that participation in this event could in some circumstances result in severe physical soreness or injury. I also give permission for free use of my name and picture in any broadcast or written account of the event. I understand that the entry fee is NON-REFUNDABLE. Should race officials determine that completion of this event would be injurious to my health, I consent to being removed from the course and treated by the medical personnel in attendance or at their direction.

Date__________ Signature of Participant_________________________________

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